Microsoft has confirmed that Ninja Theory's Senua's Saga: Hellblade II will use Unreal Engine 5 on Xbox Series X. The company revealed the info via a new Xbox Wire post in which it detailed "everything you need to know about Xbox Series X and the future of Xbox... so far."
The bit that applies to Hellblade 2 can be found in the "most immersive and responsive games" section, which also notes that the power of the Xbox Series X was first demonstrated with an Announce Trailer for the game back at The Game Awards in December 2019, which you can see above.
"The team will be building the game on Unreal 5 and leveraging the power of Xbox Series X to bring the Hellblade franchise to levels never before seen. The footage shown was captured in-engine and reflects the power of Xbox Series X available to developers to deliver new universes, experiences and games in ways you have never imagined."
If you haven't read it yet, the full Xbox Wire article is a great recap on everything we know about Xbox Series X so far, highlighting the likes of Smart Delivery, backwards compatibility and those all-important tech specs.
As for Senua's Saga: Hellblade II, we're hoping we'll get to see more of the game during Microsoft's big first-party Xbox Series X event in July. It has yet to receive a release date.
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